Nigerian Customs Service
Smugglers machete customs officer in Ogun
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) at the weekend raised the alarm as suspected daredevil smugglers severely cut the left arm of one of its officers in Ibeji River, around Idogo-Ifoyintedo axis in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.
NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in Lagos
The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 31 exotic vehicles. Also impounded were 14 trailers of foreign parboiled rice, containing 8,400 bags. The unit’s Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, paraded the items in Lagos yesterday. He disclosed that the vehicles include: four Rolls Royce, one Porsche…
One killed, others injured in hoodlums’, customs’ clash
One person lost his life yesterday while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a fracas that ensued between suspected smugglers and officials of the Nigerian Customs Service attached to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja at Abule-Egba area of Lagos State.
Customs tightens Seme border against smuggling at Yuletide
With the festive period around the corner, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command, has warned smugglers to steer clear of the border route, adding that it is ready to ensure that no contraband passes through the Lagos-Abidjan Corridor,
FG recovered N140 billion from revenue leakages, says Senate
This disclosure was sequel to the consideration of the interim report of its Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport on investigation of the activities of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
Stakeholders urge swift action on cargo scanners
Sequel to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) submission that new cargo scanners would arrive in Nigeria by next year, stakeholders in the sector have called for swift action by the Federal Government to ensure that the timeline is sacrosanct.
Arms smuggling may scare investors, experts warn
Sequel to the seizure of about 2,671 pieces of smuggled firearms within eight months, security experts have called for permanent deployment of security agencies to hot spots into Nigeria, in order to restore confidence in prospective foreign investors that have been scared by the recent development.
UN bodies, Nigeria and arms proliferation
It is worrisome that despite age-long unilateral and multilateral actions against arms proliferations especially around global flashpoints and vulnerable regions in Africa and the Middle East...